Jewish Journal

  • Flower Tower

    By Rob Eshman

    September 11, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    I'm sitting in front of Bernie and Ed Massey's television set,choking back tears.

    On screen plays a video about the brothers' latest public artproject. Among the powerful scenes, Ed Massey, the artist, helps aterminally ill boy of 6 paint a flowered panel. The colorful panelwill...

  • Her Life as a Montage

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 24, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Hannah Hoch's first major U.S. retrospective has arrived at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; it's been a long time coming.

    The photomontage artist, who lived from 1889 to 1978, was considered one of the foremost media artists of her time. Her work long has gleaned attention in...

  • On Exhibit: Diplomats and Émigrés

    By Tom Tugend

    July 17, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Hiroki Sugihara (foreground) is among the five Simon Wiesenthal Center honorees in the new exhibit, "Visas for Life: The Righteous Diplomats." Members of a small and select club were remembered and honored on Monday with the opening of the exhibit "Visas for Life: The Righteous...
  • ‘Mendel & Moses’

    By Teresa Strasser

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    When Mendel Moscowitz is transported from Brooklyn to ancient Egypt, the juxtaposition of a whiny New Yorker on the eve of the Exodus is supposed to create the setting for campy high jinks and musical hilarity.

    Billed as "Fiddler on the Roof" meets "The Ten Commandments," original...

  • Spectator

    By Diane Arieff

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Through an Artist's Eyes

    By Diane Arieff Zaga,

    Arts Editor

    If you didn't know that David Rose was one of our priceless assets, proceed to his pen and ink drawings on exhibit at the University of Judaism's Platt Gallery. A look at this lively body of work suggests that virtually...

  • Lovers and Others

    By Diane Arieff

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Tuck Milligan as Man and Tracey Ellis as Woman in "Swan Song," one of the short plays by Debbie Pearl in "Sex."
    Like the uneven romantic fortunes of a veteran dater, "Sex" plays like a series of disparate encounters that range from memorable to better-off-forgotten. Playwright...

  • In Defense of Evil

    By Diane Arieff

    May 15, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Wendy Collins (left) plays a legal secretary for Madonna Magee (right), who plays a Jewish attorney defending the free speech rights of a man who denies that the Holocaust took place, in "Denial," an Actors Alley production, at the Storefront Theatre in North Hollywood.

    In 'Denial,'...

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